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Nuclear-Free Future Award

Since 1998 the Nuclear-Free Future Award (NFFA) is an award given to uranium in the earth ![1] The award is intended to promote the opposition to uranium mining, nuclear weapons and nuclear power.

The NFFA is a project of the Franz Moll Foundation for the Coming Generations and gives out awards in three categories: Resistance ($10,000 prize), Education ($10,000 prize) and Solutions ($10,000 prize). Additional optional categories are Lifetime Achievement and Special Recognition (contemporary work of art). The award ceremonies take place all around the world.

The NFFA is financed by donations, charity events, and benefit auctions.


  • Laureates 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The Nuclear-Free Future Award Laureates:[2]

2012: Heiden, Germany

  • Katsumi Furitsu
  • Susan Boos
  • Gabriela Tsukamoto
  • Yves Marignac
  • Sebastian Pfugbeil

2011: Berlin, Germany

2010: New York, USA

2008: Munich, Germany

2007: Salzburg, Austria

2006: Window Rock, USA

  • Opposition: Sun Xiaodi, China (for his courage in reporting dangers associated with Chinese uranium production)[5]
  • Education: Dr. Gordon Edwards, Canada (for his ongoing commitment to educate the Canadian public about the dangers of uranium mining)[5]
  • Solutions: Wolfgang Scheffler and Heike Hoedt, Germany (for demonstrating solar cookers as an energy alternative for communities in southern countries)[5]
  • Lifetime Achievement: Ed Grothus, USA (for devoting his life as a former weapons designer to be a loud voice of peace within the pro-nuclear community of Los Alamos, NM)[5]

2005: Oslo, Norway

2004: Jaipur, India

  • Opposition: JOAR, indigenous Indian farmers (which has sought to defend the health of the tribal peoples who live near the state-operated Jaduguda uranium mine in Bihar)[6]
  • Education: Asaf Durakovic, American nuclear medic (who founded the Uranium Medical Research Center, an independent non-profit institute which studies the effects of uranium contamination)[6]
  • Solutions: Jonathan Schell, American publicist (who trusts the democratic power of informed consensus to set the world upon the path of universal nuclear disarmament)[6]
  • Lifetime Achievement: Hildegard Breiner, Austria (the "grand dame" of the Austrian grassroots environmental movement, who protested against the Zwentendorf nuclear facility)[6]
  • Special Recognition: the IndianCity Montessori School in Lucknow, India (the world's largest private school, which has a mission to create a nuclear-free future)[6]

2003: Munich, Germany

2002: St. Petersburg, Russia[7]

2001: Carnsore Point, Ireland

2000: Berlin, Germany

1999: Los Alamos, USA

1998 Salzburg, Austria

See also


  1. ^ "Statement of Mission". 
  2. ^ "NFFA Recipients and Locations". 
  3. ^ Jillian Marsh
  4. ^ Manuel Pino
  5. ^ a b c d Recipients of the 2006 Nuclear-Free Future Awards
  6. ^ a b c d e The 2004 Nuclear-Free Future Award Recipients
  7. ^ The 2002 Nuclear Free Future Awards

External links

  • The Nuclear Free Future Award
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